Hotels near the Chalke Valley History Festival

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The Chalke Valley History Festival is the largest festival dedicated entirely to history in the UK.

Hotels near the Chalke Valley History Festival

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The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak

Swallowcliffe - 4 miles away

‘Rescued from dilapidation’, by locals, this ‘charming, white-painted, part-thatched’ former 18th-century tannery-turned-inn stands ‘on a quiet country lane, in a village buried in the Nadder valley’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • cycling
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The Compasses Inn

The Compasses Inn

Tisbury - 4.8 miles away

Hidden down rural lanes bordered by hedgerows, Ben Maschler’s contemporary country pub-with-rooms occupies a thatch-roofed 14th-century inn whose flagstone floors and ancient beams lend it much character.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
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Howard’s House

Howard’s House

Salisbury - 6 miles away

The Teff brook runs by this 17th-century limestone small hotel and former dower house in a Nadder valley village, with views of green fields and gardens.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • activities
  • dog_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • historic
  • parking
  • babyfriendly
  • good_value
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • boutique
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • foodie
  • country_house
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
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Castleman

Castleman

Blandford Forum - 7 miles away

In an idyllic village owned by the Bourke family and run in a spirit of benevolent feudalism, this former 18th-century dower house is a one-off hotel and restaurant.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • golf
  • good_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • historic
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
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The Beckford Arms

The Beckford Arms

Tisbury - 7 miles away

A hubbub of happy drinkers and diners, house ale on tap, and laid-back casual-chic style greet visitors at this Georgian dining pub-with-rooms on the edge of the Fonthill Estate.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • babyfriendly
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • fishing
  • outdoor_dining
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La Fleur de Lys

La Fleur de Lys

Shaftesbury - 9 miles away

The hilltop town immortalised by Ridley Scott’s classic Hovis ad is home to this well-liked restaurant-with-rooms.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • wine
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • good_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • walking
  • foodie
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The Grosvenor Arms

The Grosvenor Arms

Shaftesbury - 9 miles away

‘A lovely, intimate hotel in a beautiful town’, this former coaching inn with ‘friendly, helpful’ staff has been updated with a pared-back, modern rustic feel.
From £62.50 per night
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
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Plumber Manor

Plumber Manor

Sturminster Newton - 16 miles away

In the same family since it was built in the early 17th century, this manor house in Thomas Hardy's 'vale of little dairies' has a timeless appeal – but change has been afoot.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • golf
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • historic
  • weddings
  • electric_charging_point
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
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The Bath Arms

The Bath Arms

Horningsham - 17 miles away

‘A beautiful forest drive’ leads to this stone inn on the Longleat estate, where tables are set out invitingly among pollarded limes known as ‘The Twelve Apostles’.
From £70 per night
  • child_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • historic
  • dog_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • pub_with_rooms
  • parking
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
  • fishing
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • foodie
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
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Burley Manor

Burley Manor

Burley - 17 miles away

In rolling New Forest countryside, this Victorian verderer’s manor house overlooking grazing deer is today a stylishly updated hotel with a well-regarded restaurant and a cosy duo of spa treatment rooms.
  • bird_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_pool
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • wildlife_watching
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The Three Daggers

The Three Daggers

Edington - 20 miles away

With a dash of country cool, this spruced-up pub-with-rooms serves as a village hub, and then some.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • good_value
  • spa
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wifi
  • walking
  • rooms_with_a_view

Hotels not in the Guide that you may want to consider

Hotels near the Chalke Valley History Festival

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RNLI College

RNLI College

Poole - 20 miles away

Set up as a training centre for RNLI volunteers, this purpose-built structure overlooks Holes Bay in Poole Harbour. Alongside crew members, visitors can stay in comfortable, jauntily decorated bedrooms (each with a double bed, work desk, seating and stunning view of the harbour). Breakfast and bistro food is served in the light and cheerful Riggers restaurant facing the waterfront; the Slipway bar has drinks and nibbles. Tours of the facility (which include a wave tank and simulator) can be pre-arranged. Every £1 spent goes towards providing equipment, training, and support for those saving lives at sea.
Check availability
  • historic
  • wifi
  • disabled_facilities
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • weddings
  • conferencemeeting_friendly

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Last updated: December 08, 2019